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Summer of Color 2016

06/16/16 Sara McLean

​Summer is here! Playful color is in full swing as we move into the pool parties and BBQs in the back yard, road trips, and time spent relaxing at home.

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Spring 2016 Color + Design

04/03/16 Sara McLean

​Spring - a season of new beginnings and inspiration. From spring break to St Patrick’s Day, Easter to Mother’s Day, this is a busy season brimming with colorful possibilities. Here are a few top trends to seek out for this spring season –

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Influential Colors of the New Year

01/04/16 Sara McLean

After careful examination of color trends in modern fashion, lifestyle and culture, we are confirming our forecasts for the influential paint hues that will be popular in home design this year.

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Thanksgiving and Fall 2015 Trends and Traditions

10/29/15 Sara McLean

It may feel like summer here in the Southwest, but fall is in full swing. Halloween has past and now we gear up for the Thanksgiving holiday and festivities.

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2015 Trends in Action: Design for an Aging Population

10/02/14 Grace Lennon

In our next installment of 2015 Trends in Action reports, we take a closer look at design for an aging population. With themes of community, multi-generation, and color, the...

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Halloween 2014 Color+Design Trends

10/02/14 Sara McLean

Bringing us spooky visions of ghosts, zombies and witches — Halloween is, once again, upon us. And, because Halloween is on a Friday this year, we have special opportunities to...

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Nature-Inspired Colors That Have Gained Popularity This Year

08/11/14 specs+spaces staff

The hot look right now for interior home color is to focus on vibrant shades found in nature. These shades bring a pop of color to a room while providing visual interest and...

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2015 Trends in Action: Residential Design

08/02/14 Grace Lennon

With the launch of our 2015 trends forecast in June, we begin our 2015 color and design application series of case studies in support of our forecast.  This month, we look at...

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2015 Trends in Action: Commercial Design

08/02/14 Grace Lennon

In June, we launched our 2015 color and design forecast so now we begin our 2015 color and design application series of case studies in support of our forecast. In this...